AGM Robert Suelo Jr. bags gold in Makati Team Championships
By Marlon Bernardino
Mon, 17 Jun 2019
ARENA GRANDMASTER (AGM) and Fide Master (FM) Robert Suelo Jr. ended his medal drought in the Team Competition after claiming the gold on board one in the Tatluhan Open Chess Team Tournament was held at the third floor League One Southgate Mall (formerly Alphaland Southgate Mall), near MRT Magallanes Station, Edsa, Makati City on Sunday.
The 1996 Philippine Junior Champion Suelo won the gold medal with undefeated record 6.5 points on six wins and a draw in seven outings.
In the seventh and final round, Suelo defeated Sherwin Tiu on Board 1 while Rene Malupa toppled Rommel Lucion on Board 2. Don Hamilton Arias, meantime prevent his team into a possible shut-out loss as he salvage a draw against Riomar Lago on Board 3. Suelo's Chessmatic LLP team placed 6th overall with 10 match points.
“Again I would like to dedicate my victory to my family, relatives and friends." said Suelo, an active member of the International Churches of Christ (ICOC) in Singapore who placed 4th overall in the FIDE rated Orbe Rapid Chess Cup last Saturday at the same venue.
Team United B spearheaded by John Perzeus Orozco, Eder De Jesus, Randy Culangan and team manager Gabriel Libre took the title, the top prize of P35,000 and a trophy during the closing rites.
Actually, Team United B dominated the Rapid Team event with a superior tie break against fellow 12 match points Sikretong Malupit led by Mc Dominique Lagula, Jayson Danday, Joseph Lawrence Rivera and team manager Eduel Santos.
National Arbiters Alexander "Alex" Dinoy, Alfredo Chay and Miel Bautista of the Chess Arbiter Union of the Philippines supervised the one-day chessfest sanctioned by the National Chess Federation of the Philippines.-Marlon Bernardino-
Click here to view a list of other articles written by Marlon Bernardino.
Recent PhilBoxing.com In-House articles:
|SEN. PACQUIAO URGES ARMM POLICE TO STRONGLY SUPPORT PRES. DUTERTE’S WAR VS. ILLEGAL DRUGS|
By Aquiles Z. Zonio, Wed, 16 Oct 2019Pinoy Fighters Eke Out Wins in Japan
By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, Wed, 16 Oct 2019Preseason 2019: Golden State Warriors fall to short-handed Los Angeles Lakers
By Tom Macasaet, Wed, 16 Oct 2019MANO-A-MANO: CANELO VS. KOVALEV DOCUMENTARY TO DEBUT TONIGHT!
By , Wed, 16 Oct 2019Gvozdyk vs. Beterbiev: A Russia-Ukraine Story 10 Years in the Making
By , Wed, 16 Oct 2019SIX PROSPECTS WITH COMBINED RECORD OF 65-1 FACE TOUGHEST TESTS OF THEIR CAREERS ON SHOBOX: THE NEW GENERATION FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15 LIVE ON SHOWTIME®
By , Wed, 16 Oct 2019Jeter Promotions signs Featherweight Ebrima " E Boy" Jawara
By , Wed, 16 Oct 2019Light Heavyweight, a Bridge too far for Canelo? (of Pride and Boxing)
By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, Tue, 15 Oct 2019November 30: Oscar Valdez and Carl Frampton Headline Super Featherweight Doubleheader at The Chelsea Inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas LIVE on ESPN+
By , Tue, 15 Oct 2019This Friday-Seneca Fight Night: Boxeo Telemundo Edition, SOLD OUT
By , Tue, 15 Oct 2019KACI: I PROMISE EUROPE WILL WIN BACK PARTYPOKER MOSCONI CUP IN VEGAS
By , Tue, 15 Oct 2019NM Arellano wins GM Balinas executive chessfest
By Marlon Bernardino, Tue, 15 Oct 2019Steph Curry’s spicy performance help GSW devour Minnesota Timberwolves in second preseason home game
By Tom Macasaet, Tue, 15 Oct 2019December 14: Terence Crawford-Mean Machine Welterweight Championship
By , Tue, 15 Oct 2019Jeter Promotions signs Undefeated Lightweight Brandon Chambers
By , Tue, 15 Oct 2019Split-T Management Fighters Post 4 Victories in Warren, Michigan
By , Tue, 15 Oct 2019King's Promotions Sign Undefeated Featherweight Carlos Vidal and Re-Signs Undefeated Heavyweight Michael Polite Coffie
By , Tue, 15 Oct 2019West Point Boxing Fall Classic Winchester's Cadet Luca LoConte Botis Returns home Nov. 10
By , Tue, 15 Oct 2019KAZAKIS: LOSING PARTYPOKER MOSCONI CUP WAS WORST FEELING OF MY CAREER BUT IT MADE ME BETTER
By , Tue, 15 Oct 2019Why Pacquiao-Mayweather 2 Could Happen Soon
By Teodoro Medina Reynoso, Mon, 14 Oct 2019PROGRAIS ON WBSS: “I LOVE IT, THERE IS SO MUCH ON THE LINE”
By , Mon, 14 Oct 2019RUIZ VS JOSHUA 2 TICKETS ON-SALE TODAY!
By , Mon, 14 Oct 2019Trivial pursuit and Spectation @ Dubs’ Golden Homecoming (Photos)
By Emmanuel Rivera, RRT, Mon, 14 Oct 2019WINNER OF PROGRAIS-TAYLOR BECOMES THIRD MEMBER OF EXCLUSIVE ALI TROPHY CLUB
By , Sun, 13 Oct 2019